Friday, May 9, 2014

Spotswood Henry's Appointment

He was the son of Patrick Henry.


Spotswood Henry's appointment as Captain of Artillery, May 9, 1812.  His acceptance letter mentioned Campbell County, Virginia.

Also in Spotswood Henry's file was his June, 1812, monthly return from Abingdon, Virginia:

My (presumed) ancestor, William Hinds, of Abingdon, Virginia, was recruited by Spotswood Henry, and was a member of the 2nd Regiment of Artillery.

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